How American is German Politics? by Stephan Vierkant

How American is German Politics?

byStephan Vierkant

Kobo ebook | January 12, 2007

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Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject Speech Science / Linguistics, grade: 2,3, Free University of Berlin (Deutsche und Niederländische Philologie), course: Conceptual Metaphor Theory, 13 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In MORAL POLITICS George Lakoff (2002) claims that political orientations are based on family structures and functions. These are expressed by metaphors. This paper discusses the possibility of detecting political metaphors on the base of the Lakoff approach. The German TV discussion of MERKEL and SCHRÖDER in 2006 serve as the corpus. Several fields of metaphors are discussed: WAR, SPORTS, etc. An interesting American approach is tested on a European corpus.
Title:How American is German Politics?Format:Kobo ebookPublished:January 12, 2007Publisher:GRIN PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3638591549

ISBN - 13:9783638591546

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